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Enable opening code in new editor??

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Enable opening code in new editor??

Whenever I double-click a SAS program to open it up, it automatically opens it within the current open editor window, appended to the bottom of whichever program I happen to have open already...does anyone know how to stop that (i.e., force SAS to always open a different program within a new window?) Some of my programs are thousands of lines long, and I think to myself "oh, I have a perfect chunk of code already written that I can insert in here!", I navigate to the folder, and by force of habit double-click, then it scrolls my open program to the bottom and concatenates the two programs together, and renames the current file as the one just opened, forcing me to lose my place and get confused as to which is which! thanks. D
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Re: Enable opening code in new editor??

what release of SAS?
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Re: Enable opening code in new editor??

I tested the process posted by the OP. On Windows 7 Pro, when I double click a *.SAS named file, the SAS 9.2 system will open the file content (SAS program code) in a separate SAS Program Editor window.

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